Amazing Grace Owner Says Recession, Chains Edged Him Out

After 15 years of operation, the Amazing Grace natural food store in Louisville’s Highlands neighborhood will close.

Owner Paul Koenig says there are two related factors that led to his store’s demise. The first is the recession. The second is the ability for big box stores like Wal-Mart and Target to undersell him on items that used to be hard to find.

Amazing Grace: The Story of Willie Nelson

Saturday, December 26, 2009 Producer: KUT, Austin Listen Again He was abandoned by his parents as a toddler. As a young struggling songwriter, he crisscrossed the country playing honky tonks and selling encyclopedias door-to-door just to feed his family. Today, Willie Nelson is an American icon and a true Texas iconoclast–but how he got there… Continue reading Amazing Grace: The Story of Willie Nelson